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Icons of Black America: Breaking Barriers and Crossing Boundaries [3 volumes]

Icons of Black America: Breaking Barriers and Crossing Boundaries [3 volumes]
  • Author: Matthew Whitaker Ph.D.
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO
  • ISBN: 9780313376436
  • Page: 1122
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This stunning collection of essays illuminates the lives and legacies of the most famous and powerful individuals, groups, and institutions in African American history. • 100 alphabetically arranged profiles, each accompanied by a photograph


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